January 18, 2019 (MLN): The Ambassador of South Korea to Pakistan, Kwak Sung-Kyu has assured that South Korea will increase the import of manpower from Pakistan starting this year.
The Ambassador apprised Zulfikar Bukhari, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development of the efforts made by the South Korean authorities to increase workers quota for Pakistan in Korea.
Ambassador Kwak Sung-Kyu, called on Zulfikar Bukhari, to discuss issues of mutual interests. Both discussed the mechanism to increase the quota of Pakistani workers in South Korea.
Zulfikar Bukhari said that only 700 workers went to South Korea last year but the government is committed to increase the number this year.
Moreover, he said that current government is committed to make efforts aimed at opening of international markets for Pakistani manpower.
South Korea showed interest in investing in Pakistan Railways in order to enhance its capacity to serve better.
The team that visited Pakistan found potential in a number of sectors, Railways being one of them.
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